Dec 26, 2012 10:00pm PST
't the snow slowing everything down. >> at ktvu.com, look for the link to stormtracker 2 at the top of the page. we also posted updates on the ktvu.com channel 2 facebook page. >>> holiday sales slumped nationwide. and there might be more than one reason for the poor numbers. eric rasmussen is live with the mixed reports he heard from retailers, and shoppers. >> reporter: ken, we can tell you there's been no shortage of foot traffic here in downtown walnut creek. one local retailer told me a late rally before christmas saved his season. but it at least appears a lot of people stuck to window shopping this year. hurting the bottom line of some big companies. day after christmas shoppers were out in full force in walnut creek tonight. not everyone had the same holiday shopping story. >> would you say you bought more or less than last year? >> i bought more. >> i didn't buy anything. >> reporter: retail sales missed projections by as much as 3% nationwide. major retailers saw their stock tumble today. >> at the end of the day, it doesn't add up to that much. they were kind of looking.
Dec 26, 2012 7:00am PST
bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. i'm brian flores. >> good morning. i'm claudine wong. we are back on storm watch this back here in the bay area there. have been several big downpours in the past few hours and mark joining us now to tell us what is happening now and what we can expect later today > >> the heaviest rain on live storm tracker 2. there is the live sweep showing you the current rainfall pattern and scatter around parts of the north bay. we will continue to show you this. just out toward san leandro. approaching san ramone, a few scattered rain showers, not to major for this part of the bay area. we will move the maps down closer to santa cruz, increasing rain closer to santa cruz and the south bay. you will seat yellows and reds flaring up. leafier rain, sunnyvale. all the areas, the yellows indicate the increase in the rainfall rates, also shifting the maps here, close in on fremont around stevenson boulevard and cherry street. especially the darker shades of green. they link up with heavier rain. with the down